By The New York Times Editorial Board October 11, 2014 Scanning a map of the world must give President Obama a sinking feeling as he contemplates the dismal state of troubled bilateral […]
UN General Assembly Votes to End to US Blockade on Cuba, Again.
By TeleSUR October 28, 2014 Condemnation of blockade is nearly unanimous at global body. Today the General Assembly of the United Nations once again voted overwhelmingly in favor of ending the blockade […]
On Cuba Embargo, It’s the U.S. and Israel Against the World — Again
October 28, 2014 NY Times Editorial Page Editor’s Blog A little-known former American ambassador on Tuesday addressed the General Assembly to perform a dreaded task: defending the issue that has isolated the […]
Secret History of U.S.-Cuba Ties Reveals Henry Kissinger Plan to Bomb Havana for Fighting Apartheid and Six Lessons for Obama on How to Improve Relations With Cuba
In the new book, “Back Channel to Cuba: The Hidden History of Negotiations between Washington and Havana,” authors Peter Kornbluh and William LeoGrande use recently declassified documents to expose the secret history […]
US Created ‘Cuban Twitter’ to Spy on Cubans’ Views & Stir Unrest
Source: ‘Cuban Twitter’ secretly created by U.S. to stir unrest, April 3, 2014, The Associated Press By DESMOND BUTLER, JACK GILLUM and ALBERTO ARCE http://www.newsday.com/business/technology/cuban-twitter-secretly-created-by-u-s-to-stir-unrest-1.7593677 NOTE This was an effort by USAID to trick […]
Obama and Castro shake hands in the spirit of Nelson Mandela
By: Christopher P. Baker December 11, 2013 . http://christopherpbaker.com/obama-and-castro-shake-hands-in-the-spirit-of-nelson-mandela I WAS THRILLED THAT President Obama showed the right stuff and shook Cuban leader Raúl Castro’s hand during the memorial service to Nelson […]
Obama speaks to Rohani. Is Raul Castro next?
On Cuba Magazine By: Hugo Cancio & Arturo Lopez Levi 3 October, 2013 Last Friday, President Barack Obama made a historical phone call to President Hassan Rouhani of the Islamic Republic of Iran. For […]
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Act to Remove Assata Shakur from the FBI’s “Most Wanted Terrorists” List Read the letter to President Obama from Angela Davis, Alice Walker, Danny Glover, Bill Fletcher, and other rights activists and […]
Melissa Harris-Perry hosts a debate on the Cuba Embargo post Beyonce/Jay-Z trip
Check out this lively debate on Saturday’s MSNBC re why we treat Cuba and Cubans differently, after over 50 years of economic blockade, and if it should continue. (I don’t endorse any […]
Wild Cuban Days (If You’re Canadian Maybe)
“Under federal rules, even Beyoncé had to engage in educational activities on the recent trip she and her husband, Jay-Z, made to Cuba.” New York Times, Joyce Waldner, April 17, 2013 . . […]
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